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EBSN President Oliver Harris – News Update about CUT-UPS@60

Dear All,In light of the Coronavirus crisis, I’m getting in touch about plans for Cut-Ups@60 this September. The situation is so uncertain as well as so serious that planning 6 months ahead is almost impossible. Hopefully, the situation will have improved … Continue reading

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Claude Pélieu Conference – CFP Deadline Extended 7th March

The organizers (Frank Rynne, Peggy Pacini and James Horton) have extended the deadline for paper proposals for their conference: “Courts-circuits et visions disjonctées : œuvre et réseaux de Claude Pélieu/Short-circuits and Fused Visions: The Works and Networks of Claude Pélieu” … Continue reading

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CFP: Humanities Special Issue, Green Readings on the Beats

Submissions are now open for a special issue: “Keep on Rolling Under the Stars: Green Readings on the Beat Generation” Please consider submitting a paper on green aspects of the Beat Generation in a broad sense. https://www.mdpi.com/journal/humanities/special_issues/green_readings

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New Publications: Ira Cohen, Into the Mylar Chamber, edited by Allan Graubard, (Fulgur Press, 2019)

This large-format, exquisitely illustrated hardback is a stunning tribute to the extraordinary photographic experiments of poet Ira Cohen, […]

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“The Beats: Authorships, Legacies” by A. Robert Lee – New Review Article by Simon Warner

The formidable A. Robert Lee, simply Bob to his many friends and connections in the global academic community, has been on the Beat bus longer than most. He studied under the trailblazing Eric Mottram, one of the early British scholars … Continue reading

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Brion Gysin – Let the Mice in

Ralf Friel’s Moloko Plus press has published a facsimile of the original 1973 edition of Brion Gysin’s Let the Mice in and extended it with a foreword by EBSN member Douglas Field and extra photos of Gysin. First published by … Continue reading

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Bomb Culture – Jeff Nuttall

Jeff Nuttall’s Bomb Culture (1968), like his magazine project My Own Mag (to which William Burroughs, in cut-up mode, was a key contributor) achieved cult status as a vital, radical exploration of 1960s counterculture. Nuttall’s reflective post-60s manifesto explores the … Continue reading

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